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Encyclopedia > The Preacher (Dune)

The Preacher is an alter-ego of Paul Atreides in the novel Children of Dune by Frank Herbert, a part of the Dune universe. Rendered blind, Muad'Dib (Paul) enters the desert to die, but is taken in by a Sietch. He is led around by a boy, under the name "The Preacher", in an attempt to discredit the religion that was built around him. Saying things like "The religion of Muad'Dib is not Muad'Dib", he constantly scorns his own sister, Imperial Regent Alia Atreides. He later meets his son, Leto II, while Leto prepares for the Golden Path. He is killed after a final confrontation with Alia by an assassin, and his death is avenged by Gurney Halleck. Paul Atreides, as portrayed by Kyle MacLachlan in David Lynchs Dune (1985), wielding the infamous weirding module. Paul Orestes Atreides is a fictional character in the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. ... Children of Dune Children of Dune is a science fiction novel by Frank Herbert, third in a series of six novels set in the Dune universe. ... Frank Herbert (1920 - 1986) Frank Patrick Herbert (October 8, 1920 – February 11, 1986) was a critically and commercially successful American science fiction author. ... The fictional Dune universe, or Duniverse is the political, scientific, and social setting of author Frank Herberts six-book Dune series of science-fiction novels. ... MuadDib is the name of two fictional entities within the realm of Frank Herberts Dune. ... A sietch is a Fremen desert settlement in the Dune stories. ... // High public office A regent, from the Latin regens who reigns is anyone who acts as head of state, especially if not the monarch (who has higher titles). ... Alia Atreides, portayed by Daniela Amavia in the Children of Dune miniseries. ... Leto Atreides II is a fictional character in the Dune universe, created by Frank Herbert. ... The Golden Path is Leto IIs strategy to prevent humanitys destruction in Frank Herberts fictional Dune universe. ... Gurney Halleck, portrayed by P. H. Moriarty in the Dune miniseries Gurney Halleck is a fictional soldier in the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. ...



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